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  Definition of cantankerous
  1. having a difficult and contrary disposition; "a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers
  2. stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate; "unions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders"- Spectator
Similar Words: crotchety, ornery, bloody-minded

 

 
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